MSO10653 - Milestone at NGR SS 9258 3206, Exton (Building)


An early 19th Century milestone, inscribed '14 miles to Minehead'.

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Milestone. Early C19. Limestone and cast iron. Square headed stone, damaged right, attached plaque with central semi-circular headed section inscribed in incised lettering: '14 miles to Minehead'. The road was turnpiked in 1824. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 265433. First Listed on 02/01/1986. [2] The building was visited in March 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 3A. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: 2/1/1986. Thirty-fifth List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, District of West Somerset (Somerset)/Exmoor National Park.
  • <2> Unassigned: Webster CJ, Historic Environment Record. 2005. Staff Comments, Somerset County Council.
  • <3> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.



Grid reference SS 9258 3208 (point)
Map sheet SS93SW

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  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (3A): 1076/19/20
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31142

Record last edited

Dec 21 2020 10:44AM


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